Nominal Guns6HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Mentioned1748EICS
First Commissioned17.11.1756HCA26
Home PortLondon - Thames HCA26
Ship TypeEast Indiaman HCA26
Last known1760EICS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen635Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen599Tons BM 


17.11.1756Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck6 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
17.11.175799 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer

17.11.1756 - 1757Captain (Privateer)Pinson BonhamHCA26

Service History

17.11.1756Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 6 gun Privateer Ship HCA26

Notes on Ship

Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/6/97 1756 November 17

Commander: Pinson Bonham.

Ship: Norfolk.

Burden: 599 tons.

Crew: 99.

Owners: Richard Crabb, Charles Raymond, Charles Savage, Richard Benion, John Legg and Edward Page of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: Robert Shaw.

Gunner: David Goodlad.

Boatswain: James Scott.

Carpenter: James Hay.

Surgeon: John Jones.

Cook: Nicholas Peterson.

Armament: 6 carriage guns.

Folio: 100


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